The New Toyota Prius

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After years of bland design, the new 2024 Prius finally looks attractive and offers advanced driver assistance technology, including lane-keeping and distance control systems that function smoothly both in traffic and at freeway speeds.

Front-wheel drive models utilize a gasoline engine and electric motor, creating 194 horsepower combined. AWD versions feature an additional rear electric motor, which produces up to 62 lb-ft of torque for more powerful AWD performance.

Powertrain

The 2024 Prius is noticeably faster and nimbler than its predecessors. Its front electric motor runs longer while accelerating from a stop, with its gas engine seamlessly transitioning in for power delivery at any point during acceleration from 70 mph in 171 feet compared to 194 for the previous generation Prius’. This results in improved fuel economy while performance simultaneously also significantly reducing stop times at higher speeds than before compared to the 194-foot average for previous Prius generations.

Toyota engineers took great care in crafting the Prius’ ride and handling. It features a front MacPherson-strut suspension system that offers firmer-than-expected hybrid suspension yet manages bumps smoothly while providing a comfortable highway cruising experience and an impressive 57 mpg combined rating with 17-inch wheels.

Technology-wise, the Prius offers a cutting-edge infotainment system with crisp graphics and responsive response time – an 8-inch multimedia screen is standard on LE and XLE models, while Limited variants get a 12.3-inch display and eight-speaker JBL audio system. All models also feature wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity as well as Wi-Fi hot spot connectivity and satellite radio reception.

Prius cars feature many distinctive details, with one notable one being their custom-designed tone that plays when locking or unlocking doors. You can adjust its volume through customization menus on the infotainment system. Safety-wise, all models feature blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts as standard equipment. In addition, rearview camera systems and hands-free parking systems that accommodate both parallel and perpendicular spaces are also standard features. The 2024 Prius comes with a 36-month/36,000-mile basic new car warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile battery and hybrid drivetrain limited warranty, along with ToyotaCare that covers factory scheduled maintenance for two years or 25,000 miles, as well as 24-hour roadside assistance coverage over that same timeframe and unlimited mileage.

Technology

The Toyota Prius 2024 provides cutting-edge technology that will enhance your everyday driving experience. Its plug-in battery powertrain enables all-electric driving for short commutes and urban errands while still boasting fuel efficiency comparable to traditional hybrid vehicles. Furthermore, its flexible drive modes let you customize its power and efficiency; you can opt for a maximized electric range, emphasize power for acceleration, or a balance of both.

Toyota’s fifth-generation hybrid system couples an M20A-FXS inline four-cylinder 2.0L gas engine with two motor generators connected through a planetary-type continuously variable transmission to deliver responsive performance and efficient energy use. This powerful combination delivers 194 horsepower for maximum acceleration from 0-60 in only 7 seconds! In addition, driver aids ensure you remain safe and in control on the road: Lane-keeping assistance keeps your vehicle centered within its lane while adaptive cruise control maintains constant speeds with traffic ahead, and proactive driving support can send subtle alerts when it’s time to hit the brakes!

Enhance connectivity is standard on all Prius trims, offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for an easier-to-use infotainment system. Upgraded tech on higher fringes includes a 12.3-inch Toyota audio multimedia screen, available advanced surround view monitor with 360-degree view of surroundings and hands-free parking assistance, along with Toyota Drive Connect service’s onboard Wi-Fi hot spot that connects compatible devices for audio playback capability, data access and a 3-month trial subscription to SiriusXM Platinum plan subscription.

Toyota engineers developed a distinctive alert tone for the 2024 Prius that sounds less chirpy than its fourth-generation chime when you lock and unlock doors, to be pleasant and distinguishing rather than like a Norwegian death metal riff.

Safety

Fuel efficiency is one of the hallmarks of success for any vehicle, and few cars can match up to the 2024 Toyota Prius’ impressive feats in this regard. Even its base LE trim achieves an EPA-estimated combined mpg of 57 – making it superior to nearly every subcompact car class car out there. Furthermore, higher trim levels like XLE and Limited boast even greater numbers.

The current-generation Toyota Prius may not be the most visually attractive hybrid on the market, but it certainly stands out when it comes to safety. It boasts a large front windshield, ample side and rear visibility, and comes standard with blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Furthermore, its back seat folds flat for even more cargo capacity expansion–up to 50.4 cubic feet!

Though its roofline is relatively tall for a hatchback, and its front seats don’t offer as much headroom as some of its competition, rear door openings are somewhat narrow; those over 6 feet will likely need to bend down when entering and exiting their seats.

Technology-wise, the 2024 Toyota Prius boasts an advanced infotainment system with crisp graphics and responsive controls, an easily usable touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a six-speaker stereo system with six USB ports for charging devices, and a Wi-Fi Connect hotspot connectivity.

If you’re shopping for a 2024 Toyota Prius, visit Community Toyota in Baytown, TX, for your purchase. Our friendly sales associates can assist in finding your ideal vehicle while answering any of your queries along the way! We look forward to your visit; call now and arrange your test drive!

Style

Toyota engineers put in considerable work to make the new 2024 Prius feel sporty. The car looks much better from every angle, boasting a more pleasing roofline that suggests it was created in a wind tunnel. Not only has its appearance improved over previous generations, but so has its interior with high-quality feel materials and well laid-out controls, a driver seat designed for minimum body movement that offers incredible comfort; a standard 8-inch infotainment display is found directly in front of them, and an optional 12.3-inch array available on XLE and Limited models respectively.

The latest Prius boasts an impressive 0.27 coefficient of drag, making it one of the most eco-friendly vehicles available today. Additionally, it includes aero-stabilizing underbody panels to increase aerodynamic efficiency, as well as larger wheels on its XSE and Premium trim levels for better handling and performance. Front grille shutters help optimize airflow while its battery is concealed beneath its floor for a cleaner, integrated appearance.

Prius offers advanced safety technology, such as forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, lane departure alerts, adaptive cruise control, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.

While the Prius remains an attractive way to save on fuel costs, its rising prices have rendered it less of a value proposition than before. If you prefer more economical vehicles, there are hybrid SUVs and midsize sedans, which provide ample room for passengers and cargo alike.

If you are curious to experience more about the 2024 Toyota Prius, come to NYE Automotive Group and take one for a test drive. We would be more than happy to demonstrate all its features!

Value

The 2024 Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle is one of the most beloved hybrid cars on the road today, offering drivers fuel efficiency, advanced safety features, sleek design and economical gas usage. Plus, you’ll enjoy its comfortable ride as well as ample cargo capacity.

Toyota recently unveiled some minor updates to the Prius Prime for the 2024 model year, such as standard digital driver’s displays for a head-up line of sight and the unique Integrated Streaming feature that connects Apple Music and Amazon Music accounts directly with its infotainment system, plus an attractive lock and unlock chime designed to be pleasant yet distinctive.

Other than these modifications, the 2024 Toyota Prius remains primarily unchanged. Starting at $27,650 for an LE model with a standard 8.0-inch infotainment display featuring wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, followed by more affordable XLE starting at $31,095, before reaching top tier Limited with prices beginning from $34,665. All three trim levels feature front-wheel drive as standard, but all-wheel drive can be added for an extra fee.

Every Prius Prime is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine paired with either one or two electric motors that together generate up to 220 horsepower, giving the Prius enough speed to get from standstill to 60 mph in just 6.4 seconds and boast an impressive 52 city/53 highway MPG rating. Furthermore, cargo space behind its rear seats is generous enough for multiple golf bags – enough room even if all seats are taken up!